5 Tips For Wedding Reception Entertainment That Rocks!

Reception Entertainment
Lighting & Sound: LG Event Entertainment & Production | Photo: Joseph West Photography

Thrilling in the moment, and a joy to relive in photos and video long after the big day: That’s great reception entertainment. And that’s what you’ll get when you follow these five tips for keeping guests smiling, dancing, lounging, laughing and living it up, all night long, at your once-in-a-lifetime party!

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This Houston Party Band Totally Rocks!

We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to The Moment, a Houston party band with a very special gift for turning wedding receptions into totally unforgettable dance-all-night bashes!!

Heading up a nine-piece outfit of accomplished, versatile musicians who truly love what they do, Scott Sofer is a master MC and an expert at “reading the room.” Not only will this amazing Houston party band get your guests on their feet, but they’ll take them through a journey of fun, from first introductions to last waltz (or rhumba, or boogie, or electric slide…you get the picture!). We can’t say enough good stuff about this superb wedding band, who can shift seamlessly from Queen to Daft Punk to Al Green and countless other beloved artists, all while making every guest feel comfortable, energized and eager for more! This is NOT your mother’s party band, friends. The Moment brings a club gig experience to your big day, in the absolute coolest way. Give them a call or email them to schedule a consultation, and find out more about who they are, what they do, and how they can ensure that your guests will be talking about your wedding for years to come. And make sure to tell them you found them at Weddings in Houston!

Live Entertainment From The Royal Dukes Band

Hear that?? If live entertainment is a must for your big day, you have to check out the Royal Dukes Band. Whether you’re hosting a backyard soiree or a black-tie bash, Royal Dukes Band will get the party started with your wedding ceremony, and keep it going all night long, through cocktail hour, dinner reception and dancing late into the wee hours.

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Q&A With Lewis Grell Of LG Event Entertainment

Today we’re turning our spotlight on Lewis Grell of LG Event Entertainment & Production, one of Houston’s hottest wedding entertainment companies. Read on to find out what makes this full-service DJ, lighting, special effects and audio-visual company a top pick for Houston weddings…and what LG Event Entertainment has in store for 2019 and 2020 couples!

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Congratulations NACE Houston 2018 Winners!

NACE Houston 2018 Winners awards event industry

NACE (National Association of Catering and Events) is THE national organization for event professionals. And this week, the Houston chapter of NACE handed out its prestigious annual awards for achievement in event design and production at a gala presentation at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown. We’re thrilled to announce that the list of winners includes a LOT of Weddings in Houston partners, whose talents are responsible for the gorgeous weddings we feature daily here on the blog and in the pages of Weddings in Houston magazine. We’d like to take a moment to congratulate our NACE Houston 2018 winners on their awesome honors. Thank YOU, NACE members, for bringing so much joy and beauty to Houston weddings!!

Grayhouse Events Atelier
  • Floral Design of the Year
  • Wedding of the Year $50,000 – $100,000
  • Event Production of the Year < $50,000
  • Event Production of the Year > $100,000
Danny Ray And The Acoustic Production
  • Entertainment Production of the Year
A Day To Remember
  • Wedding of the Year < $50,000 (with House of Hough)
EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design
  • Event Design & Decor of the Year < $50,000 (with Johanna Terry Events, Bradley David Entertainment, GTX Productions, En Vogue Events)
EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design | Bright Star Productions | Dream Bouquet
  • Catered Event of the Year (with Melange Catering, J&D Entertainment, Houston Museum of Natural Science)
LG Event Entertainment & Production
  • Wedding of the Year > $100,000 (with Johanna Terry Events, Carlton Woods)
Hilton Houston Post Oak
  • Wedding of the Year > $100,000 (with Events By Sarah)
Gina Gutierrez, Cakes by Gina
  • Networker of the Year Award
Andy Hopper, Blooms Design Studio
  • Industry Ally Award
Kerri Childress, Sandlewood Manor
  • Above & Beyond Award

We are so proud of these top Houston wedding vendors and their awesome accomplishments! Visit their websites for information about what they do and how they can serve you, and find these fabulous Houston wedding vendors and more in the Weddings in Houston wedding vendor directory!